Effective logistics is an esssential factor affecting the finnish economy

Jorma Rytkönen

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Abstract

One of the general trends of the transport and logistics sector is the growing demand for mobility. In the EU area transport has a total expenditure of around 1000 billion euros, generating over 10 % of the Union’s GDP. It is also a very vital issue for Finland’s economy. The following brief article illustrates logistics questions from the Finnish point of view and gives some examples of the current logistics R&D activities of VTT, the Technical Research Centre of Finland.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)26-27
JournalDistributor
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 2006
MoE publication typeD1 Article in a trade journal

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Keywords

  • white book
  • logistics
  • transport
  • intermodalism
  • Baltic Sea
  • value chain
  • cargo
  • road
  • railroad
  • shipping

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